Books about Mahapajapati:

booksMahapajapati in the Lotus Sutra: by admitting women into the Sangha as nuns, the teaching that all are equal won... by Gene Reeves (Jul 14, 2006)


Wiki information Mahapajapati:

Mahapajapati Gotami
Woman, Person

Mahāpajāpatī Gotamī was the first woman to request ordination from the Buddha and to join the Saṅgha. Mayadevi and Mahāpajāpatī Gotamī were Koliyan Princess and sisters of Suprabuddha. Mahāpajāpatī Gotamī was both the Buddha's maternal aunt and...

Man, Person

Prince Nanda was the younger half-brother of the Buddha. He shared the same father as the Buddha, King Śuddhodana and his mother, Mahapajapati Gotami, was the Buddha's mother's younger sister. It was seven years after his Enlightenment that the...